OracleVM 3.3 : glibc (OVMSA-2015-0003)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80439

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix recursive dlopen (#1173469).

- Fix typo in res_send and res_query (#rh1172023).

- Fix crashes on invalid input in IBM gconv modules (CVE-2014-6040, #1139571).

- Fix wordexp to honour WRDE_NOCMD (CVE-2014-7817, #1170121).

Solution

Update the affected glibc / glibc-common / nscd packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2033fa93

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80439

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0003.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/09

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nscd, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6040, CVE-2014-7817

BID: 69472, 71216